How should I store and handle peritoneal dialysis solution?

Here are some tips on storing and handling peritoneal dialysis solution:
  • Store it in a clean space.
  • Keep the solution in the container’s moisture barrier until you're ready to use it.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Store it at 68°F to 77°F.
  • Don’t heat it above 104°. Special heating devices may be needed. Most solution bags feature protective outer wrappers. These enable microwave heating. Don’t microwave bags after removing from wrappers. This may change the solution’s chemical makeup.
  • Don’t freeze the solution.
  • Discard any unused portion.

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